Republican U.S. Rep. Trent Franks says he’s resigning because he’s the subject of a House Ethics Committee review. In a statement, Franks acknowledges he talked about surrogacy with two women who’d worked in his office, “making each feel uncomfortable.”
Why is it taking so long for the case against alleged 9/11 “mastermind” Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his co-defendants to come to trial? Correspondent Arun Rath has covered many of the pretrial hearings for this case at Guantanamo Bay and is reporting on the current one.
The University of Guadalajara, the second largest public university in Mexico, will open an office on the campus of Arizona State University to help develop existing academic collaborations and foster outreach to Hispanic communities off campus.
This year Navajo leaders discovered several cases of sex trafficking on the reservation, but they had no way to fight it. So the tribe passed a law to make human trafficking a crime. Congress also plans to consider legislation to give states the authority to prosecute traffickers.
The utility EPCOR will be building a water hauling station to serve residents of New River and Desert Hills after all. The company had put the project on hold after some residents had objected to the proposed site. Now it says it has the support it needs.
One of the biggest financial institutions in Latin America will tell Mexico in an analysis due out next month that the country should encourage businesses to send more of their goods out of North America, regardless of the current negotiations over trade in the region.